Housing, Affordability and Displacement >> Reclaiming Space: Exploring Resistance to Gentrification in the Lower East Side

Made by students Hannah E White, Francesca Diana Levy, Alexis Lambrou, and Amanda J Charnley at the Art, Education, and Community Practice Program at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

“Reclaiming Space: Exploring Resistance to Gentrification in the Lower East Side is a guide for educators, students, researchers, artists, and community members to explore themes of housing, affordability, and displacement in the Lower East Side and other neighborhoods. Readers are encouraged to use the lessons and resources herein to facilitate dialogue, critical inquiry, and creativity in response to histories and present-day realities of gentrification and housing struggles. Activities are adaptable to the specific needs of your classroom, cultural venue, community, etc.”